Statement as issued Thursday by the Fort Wayne Derby Girls:
Fort Wayne, Indiana (January 24, 2013) The Fort Wayne Derby Girls will host a screening of the movie Derby, Baby!, a documentary film about the roller derby movement happening all over the world. Join the Fort Wayne Derby Girls and delve into their world of slick skating and fierce competition. The Screening will be held at IPFW in Neff Hall and attendants will have an opportunity to sit with the Derby Girls while they watch the film. Tickets can be purchased through a member of The Fort Wayne Derby Girls or at fwdgderbybaby.ticketleap.com.
Doors Open: 6:30pm
Movie begins at 7:00 pm
Regular tickets $12 in advance $15 at the door.
VIP seating $15 in advance $20 at the door.
Location: IPFW, Neff Hall room 101 – 2101 East Coliseum Blvd.
For more information, visit www.fwderbygirls.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Derby, Baby!:
For the first time ever, the story of women’s roller derby is covered from both a national and international perspective, as Emmy Award-winning filmmakers Robin Bond and Dave Wruck take you with them on their international quest to learn why women’s flat track roller derby is the fastest growing sport in the world. Derby, Baby! explores the drama, the friendships, and the addictive nature of the women’s flat-track roller derby, including never-before-seen bout footage of the international flat-track roller derby champions.
About Fort Wayne Derby Girls Inc.
Fort Wayne is at the pinnacle of Indiana’s roller derby resurgence. Since October 2005, the Fort Wayne Derby Girls, a non-profit, volunteer-run organization, has raised over $110,000 for local women’s and children’s charities. Charities benefiting from its efforts include: Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, Camp Watch Wanna Do, A Day Away, SCAN, Erin’s House, Charis House, Sexual Assault Treatment Center, Hoosier Burn Camp, Great Lakes Burn Camp, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Habitat for Humanity- Women Build, Easter Seals ARC, Turnstone Center for Disabled Children, Victim’s Assistance Program, Make A Wish Foundation, Ft Wayne Women’s Bureau and Crossroad Children’s Home. The charity based sports league competes both locally and nationally. Its current home season runs from January through June with bouts held at the Coliseum. To find out more about your local derby girls, visit www.fwderbygirls.com.